Support Organisations - Eating Disorders, including Body Dysmorphic Disorder

10 September 2018

Beat
https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/
Beat offer support for all eating disorders including anorexia and compulsive overeating.
Adult Helpline: 0808 801 0677 (lines open Monday – Friday 12 midday - 8pm, weekends & bank holidays 4pm - 8pm)
Email: help@beateatingdisorders.org

Youthline: 0808 801 0711 (lines open Monday – Friday 12 midday - 8pm, weekends & bank holidays 4pm - 8pm)
Youthline email: fyp@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

Studentline: 0808 801 0811 (lines open Monday – Friday 12 midday - 8pm, weekends & bank holidays 4pm - 8pm)
Studentline email: studentline@beateatingdisorders.org.uk

The National Centre for Eating Disorders
http://www.eating-disorders.org.uk
Offering counselling and support for eating disorders, including obesity, anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Information line: 0845 838 2040 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm)

Men Get Eating Disorders Too
http://mengetedstoo.co.uk/
Offering men support for eating disorders.

FightEd
https://www.fighted.org/
Supports families in Northern Ireland affected by eating disorders. They advise and equip family members to help them aid their loved ones recovery.

Young Minds

http://www.youngminds.org.uk
Young Minds provide support on a range of mental health issues for young people up to the age of 25, and their families.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30 -4pm)
Email: parents@youngminds.org.uk

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services - CAMHS
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents/services_children_young_people
Information about mental health services for children and young people.

NHS – Weight Loss Surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/weight-loss-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on weight loss or bariatric surgery.

NHS - Obesity

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Obesity/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information about obesity.

Body Image
http://www.familylives.org.uk/advice/teenagers/health-wellbeing/body-image/
Information for parents about teenage body image issues.

BDD
http://bddfoundation.org/
Support information for those affected by Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Be Real
http://www.berealcampaign.co.uk/home/
Campaigning to change attitudes to body image.

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oagb.org.uk
Supporting compulsive eaters, local groups are listed online.

Weight Wise
http://www.bdaweightwise.com
Weight Wise provide information on taking control of your dieting and eating well.

MumsNet
http://www.mumsnet.com/teenagers/eating-disorders
MumsNet advice to parents of teenagers who have an eating disorder.

National Obesity Forum
http://www.nationalobesityforum.org.uk/
A forum containing information about obesity

HEALTHY LIVING

NHS
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/Healthyeating.aspx
NHS information on healthy eating.

NHS - child health
http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/childhealth6-15/Pages/Childhealth615home.aspx
Information on child health and maintaining a healthy weight.

British Nutrition Foundation - BNF
http://www.nutrition.org.uk
BNF provide advice about nutrition.

Weight Concern
http://www.weightconcern.org.uk/
Weight Concern offer information on health for anyone overweight or suffering obesity.

Change 4 Life
http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/Pages/healthy-eating.aspx
NHS Change4Life aims to help people be healthier.

Change 4 Life Wales
http://change4lifewales.org.uk/?lang=en

Henry
http://www.henry.org.uk/homepage/
Working with families to help babies and young children have a healthy start in life; aiming to prevent obesity.

Healthier Scotland
http://www.takelifeon.co.uk/

Get Active – Northern Ireland
http://www.sportni.net/get-active/

Nutritionist Resource
http://www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk/
An online guide to finding a Nutritionist.

British Dietetic Association
http://www.bda.uk.com/improvinghealth/yourhealth/dietitians
Information on the work of dieticians and how they can help with a healthy lifestyle.


GENERAL INFORMATION

NHS – Obesity surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/weight-loss-surgery/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information about obesity surgery.

NHS – Cosmetic Surgery
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cosmetic-surgery/Pages/Availability.aspx
Information on availability of cosmetic surgery through the NHS.

British Obesity Surgery Patient Association - BOSPA
http://www.bospa.org/Default.html
Providing information about obesity surgery, featuring an online directory of Bariatric (obesity) Surgeons.

Diabetes UK
http://www.diabetes.org.uk
Support information about living with diabetes, including online support for children and young people.
Careline: 0345 123 2399 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-6pm)
Email: careline@diabetes.org.uk


Freelance Dieticians
http://www.freelancedietitians.org/
Database of registered dietitians, and a specialist group of The British Dietetic Association.